NJ High Court Mulls Standards For Zoning Relief

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 5:17 PM EDT) -- A fitness club fighting a local approval for another fitness club on the other side of a busy New Jersey highway provided the setting for the state Supreme Court on Wednesday to consider the standards for securing a variance for a conditional use under a municipality's zoning restrictions.

The case that could prove important for developers and property owners concerns a prong of the so-called negative criteria that applicants must satisfy when they want approval for a project that is allowed in zone under certain conditions...
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